Definition of Dreamer

1. Noun. Someone who is dreaming.

Generic synonyms: Sleeper, Slumberer
Derivative terms: Dream



2. Noun. Someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations.
Exact synonyms: Idealist
Specialized synonyms: Don Quixote, Romantic
Generic synonyms: Visionary
Derivative terms: Dream, Idealism, Idealism

3. Noun. A person who escapes into a world of fantasy.
Exact synonyms: Escapist, Wishful Thinker
Generic synonyms: Daydreamer, Woolgatherer
Derivative terms: Dream, Escape, Escapism

Definition of Dreamer

1. n. One who dreams.

Definition of Dreamer

1. Noun. One who dreams. ¹

2. Noun. Someone whose beliefs are far from realistic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dreamer

1. one that dreams [n -S] - See also: dreams

Medical Definition of Dreamer

1. 1. One who dreams. 2. A visionary; one lost in wild imaginations or vain schemes of some anticipated good; as, a political dreamer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dreamer

dream pain
dream pop
dream team
dream up
dreamable
dreamboats
dreambound
dreamcatcher
dreamcatchers
dreamchild
dreamchildren
dreame
dreamed
dreamed(a)
dreamer (current term)
dreamers
dreamery
dreames
dreameth
dreamful
dreamfully
dreamfulness
dreamfulnesses
dreamgirl
dreamgirls
dreamier
dreamiest
dreamily
dreaminess

Literary usage of Dreamer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Songs for the New Age by James Oppenheim (1914)
"THE dreamer IN ME THE dreamer in me keeps on dreaming though my lips are babbling and ... The dreamer is on a warm moist hill under the cloud- soft skies, ..."

2. Songs of Three Centuries by John Greenleaf Whittier (1890)
"THE CRY OF THE dreamer. I AM tired of planning and toiling In the crowded hives of men ; Heart-weary of building and spoiling, And spoiling and building ..."

3. Mind (1902)
"THE MESSAGE OF THE dreamer. BY CARINA CAMPBELL EAGLESFIELD. Dreams are intangible things, and dreamers have ever been despised; but the work of the ..."

4. Works by Washington Irving (1857)
"... THE dreamer PROVED HIMSELF A GREAT LAND-SPECULATOR. T having been solemnly resolved that the seat of empire should be removed from the green shores of ..."

5. Knickerbocker's History of New York by Washington Irving, Edward Windsor Kemble (1893)
"... THE dreamer PROVED HIMSELF A GREAT LAND-SPECULATOR. T having been solemnly resolved that the seat of empire should be re- v, moved from the green shores ..."

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